Gabriel Easton Vargas

Director of the School of Graduate and Continuing Education

Prof. Gabriel Easton is a geologist from the University of Chile and PhD in Oceanography and Paleoceanography, Université Bordeaux I, France. He is full professor at the University of Chile. He specialized in Quaternary and marine geology, with an emphasis on paleoseismology, active tectonics, paleoclimate, extreme alluvial events, geoarchaeology, and geological hazards.

He has held various administrative positions, such as director of the Department of Geology, coordinator of postgraduate studies in Geology, and is currently director of the School of Graduate and Continuing Education of the FCFM.

He is coordinator of the Diploma in Hydrogeology at the University of Chile. He is a member of the Risk and Disaster Reduction Program of the University of Chile (CITRID). He is the author of 57 international publications, including books, book chapters and summaries of national and international conferences.

He is currently engaged in research on the danger and seismic risk of the San Ramón Fault in Santiago and on the geoarchaeological records of large earthquakes and tsunamis in northern Chile.